Latest Poll – High FASEA Exam Pass Rate

We’re keen to establish your confidence level around passing the FASEA Adviser Exam. (more…)

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0 · November 12, 2019 in Compliance & Regulation, Polls  

No Changes to Adviser Exam Difficulty – FASEA

FASEA has confirmed the September 2019 round of its Financial Adviser Exam was ‘no more difficult’ to pass than its initial June exam series. (more…)

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1 · November 12, 2019 in Compliance & Regulation  

AFA Launches Stinging Criticism Around FASEA Code of Ethics

The AFA has launched a blistering critique of FASEA’s Code of Ethics ahead of its meeting with the Authority this week. (more…)

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2 · November 12, 2019 in Associations, Compliance & Regulation  

TAL Senior Appointments

Life insurer TAL has announced a raft of senior appointments as part of realigning its structure which it states is to better reflect the evolving shape and size of the Australian life insurance market and following the recent integration of the Asteron Life business. (more…)

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4 · November 12, 2019 in Appointments, Company News  

ASIC Bans Queensland Adviser

ASIC has banned Queensland financial adviser, Mark Rothnie, for three years for failing to act in the best interests of his clients and for failing to provide appropriate advice. (more…)

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0 · November 8, 2019 in Compliance & Regulation, Practice Management  

ASIC Takes Action Against Super Trustee

ASIC has commenced action in the Federal Court in South Australia focused on the promotion of the MobiSuper Fund, a division of the Tidswell Master Superannuation Plan (Fund). (more…)

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2 · November 7, 2019 in Compliance & Regulation, Superannuation  
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How Advisers Can Support Both Themselves and Their Customers With Mental Health

TAL’s Head of Mental Health, Glenn Baird, talks to you about the importance of being able to reflect on your personal mental health – and how this in turn can equip you to better help and support those of your clients who may have their own mental health conditions… (more…)

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1 · November 6, 2019 in AdviserFocus  

BT Premium Discount Offer

BT Life Insurance has launched a limited-time offer of a 25 percent discount off the first year’s premium for new stepped premium BT Protection Plans lump sum policies. (more…)

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3 · November 5, 2019 in Products  

More Advisers on the Move

Adviser Ratings has reported a 70 percent increase in the number of advisers moving between licensees in the last quarter, as overall adviser numbers fell by another three percent. However, the research also revealed a new trend of advisers returning to the sector. (more…)

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3 · November 5, 2019 in Dealer Groups, General  

New CommInsure SPDS/PDS

CommInsure has released a new version of its Product Disclosure Statement by adding a Supplementary PDS which outlines the implementation of the Joint Co-operation Agreement between AIA Australia and CBA. (more…)

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0 · November 4, 2019 in Products